Problem with the APS website

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MikeB
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Problem with the APS website

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I tried to login to the APS website today, www.antiquephono.org, and I get a "security risk" page on my Mac. It appears that the site's certificate has expired. Just reporting the problem.

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Same thing with my PC -- Win 10/Firefox browser:
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I checked the status of my PC clock and it's fine.

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I just connected with my MAC, using Safari - no problems... It could be your anti-virus software...
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Re: Problem with the APS website

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Normally, Firefox spits out the screen warning when trying to access a site with an expired certificate. I just tried the link now, and it works, so whatever problem there was has been resolved.

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Re: Problem with the APS website

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It appears that the security certificate for the site had momentarily expired, causing the issue. I checked again, and it looks like the certificate has been renewed.

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This may have been the problem at the time, but since then they were hacked.

Their page was redirecting to a German site hosted in China, and it has affected their Google results:
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